Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5th revised edition
Learn to effectively recognize, diagnose, and treat common internal medical conditions with this invaluable reference. Small Animal Internal Medicine, Fifth Edition, emphasizes practical diagnostic approaches and focuses on the clinically relevant aspects of patient medical management. Extensive color illustrations, boxes, and algorithms, plus new photographs, schematic representations, and updated tables, set this book apart. With its highly functional design and clear, expert voice, this text delivers the most relevant information for the internal medical challenges you're most likely to face. "The many tables, decision trees, drawings and photos highlight the key points which make for a very pleasant read. I bet that the previous edition of this major textbook is a bit dog-eared and so now is the time to invest. ROI* guaranteed. (*Return On Investment)" Reviewed by: Vet's Today Date: July 2014 "As a reference textbook for use on a day-today basis I would highly recommend this book. It lives up to its promises and really is a 'practical, easy-to-use, quick, clear and logical' text book for practitioners and students alike." Reviewed by: Veterinary Record Date: June 2014A problem-oriented approach begins with a discussion of clinical signs, diagnostic recommendations, and techniques, and then moves on to therapeutic considerations and management.Step-by-step procedures provide an easy-to-follow description of each procedure.Over 850 full-color photographs and illustrations accurately depict specific disorders, diseases, and procedures.Color-coded summary tables and boxes make it quick and easy to look up clinical signs, etiology, differential diagnoses, treatment, and recommended drug dosages and indications.Knowledgeable contributors are recognized experts in their respective internal medicine specialties, and known for their clinical as well as academic and research expertise.Practical algorithms promote decision-making skills based on clinical findings.Extensive cross-referencing makes it easy to locate related information.Suggested readings at the end of each chapter facilitate access to the latest research findings. NEW! Updated content on hundreds of internal medicine topics helps you make the best diagnostic and treatment determinations. New coverage includes management of heart failure, chronic mitral valve disease, and heartworm disease; diagnosis of hepatobiliary disease in cats and treatment of pancreatitis in dogs; treatment and monitoring of diabetic dogs and cats; dietary recommendations for obesity in dogs and cats; diagnosis and management of seizure disorders; and new diagnostic methods in patients with hematologic disorders.NEW authors have completely revised the Urinary Tract Disorders and Reproductive System Disorders sections, providing all-new content that clarifies the latest research and clinical findings in these areas.UPDATED! Drug and treatment tables ensure that you have the most current treatment information.
InhoudPART ONE: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM DISORDERS1. Clinical Manifestations of Cardiac Disease2. Diagnostic Tests for the Cardiovascular System3. Management of Heart Failure4. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Antiarrhythmic Therapy5. Congenital Cardiac Disease6. Acquired Valvular and Endocardial Disease7. Myocardial Diseases of the Dog8. Myocardial Diseases of the Cat9. Pericardial Disease and Cardiac Tumors10. Heartworm Disease11. Systemic Arterial Hypertension12. Thromboembolic DiseasePART TWO: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISORDERS13. Clinical Manifestations of Nasal Disease14. Diagnostic Tests for the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses15. Disorders of the Nasal Cavity16. Clinical Manifestations of Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease17. Diagnostic Tests for the Larynx and Pharynx18. Disorders of the Larynx and Pharynx19. Clinical Manifestations of Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders20. Diagnostic Tests for the Lower Respiratory Tract21. Disorders of the Trachea and Bronchi22. Disorders of the Pulmonary Parenchyma and Vasculature23. Clinical Manifestations of the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinal Disease24. Diagnostic Tests for the Pleural Cavity and Mediastinum25. Disorders of the Pleural Cavity26. Emergency Management of Respiratory Distress27. Ancillary Therapy: Oxygen Supplementation and VentilationPART THREE: DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS28. Clinical Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disorders29. Diagnostic Tests for the Alimentary Tract30. General Therapeutic Principles31. Disorders of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx, and Esophagus32. Disorders of the Stomach33. Disorders of the Intestinal Tract34. Disorders of the PeritoneumPART FOUR: HEPATOBILIARY AND EXOCRINE PANCREATIC DISORDERS35. Clinical Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Disease36. Diagnostic Tests for the Hepatobiliary System37. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Cat38. Hepatobiliary Diseases in the Dog39. Treatment of Complications of Hepatic Disease and Failure40. The Exocrine PancreasPART FIVE: URINARY TRACT DISORDERS41. Clinical Manifestations of Urinary Disorders42. Diagnostic Tests for the Urinary System43. Glomerular Disease44. Acute and Chronic Renal Failure45. Canine and Feline Urinary Tract Infections46. Canine and Feline Urolithiasis47. Obstructive and Non-obstructive Feline Idiopathic Cystitis48. Disorders of MicturitionPART SIX: ENDOCRINE DISORDERS49. Disorders of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland50. Disorders of the Parathyroid Gland51. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland52. Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas53. Disorders of the Adrenal GlandPART SEVEN: METABOLIC AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS54. Disorders of Metabolism55. Electrolyte ImbalancesPART EIGHT: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS56. Tools for the Practice of Theriogenology57. Clinical Conditions of the Bitch and Queen58. Clinical Conditions of the Dog and Tom 59. Infertility and subfertility PART NINE: NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS60. Lesion Localization and the Neurologic Examination61. Diagnostic Tests for the Neuromuscular System62. Intracranial Disorders63. Loss of Vision and Pupillary Abnormalities64. Seizures65. Head Tilt66. Encephalitis, Myelitis, and Meningitis67. Disorders of the Spinal Cord68. Disorders of Peripheral Nerves and the Neuromuscular Junction69. Disorders of MusclePART TEN: JOINT DISORDERS70. Clinical Manifestations of and Diagnostic Tests for Joint Disorders71. Disorders of the JointsPART ELEVEN: ONCOLOGY72. Cytology and Biopsies73. Principles of Cancer Treatment74. Chemotherapy for the Practitioner75. Complications of Cancer Chemotherapy76. Approach to the Patient with a Mass77. Lymphoma78. Leukemias79. Selected NeoplasmsPART TWELVE: HEMATOLOGY80.? Anemia81. Clinical Pathology in Greyhounds and Other Sighthounds82. Erythrocytosis83. Leukopenia and Leukocytosis84. Combined Cytopenias and Leukoerythroblastosis85. Disorders of Hemostasis86. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly87. Hyperproteinemia88. Fever of Undetermined Origin and Recurrent InfectionsPART THIRTEEN: INFECTIOUS DISEASES89. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases90. Practical Antimicrobial Chemotherapy91. Prevention of Infectious Diseases92. Polysystemic Bacterial Diseases93. Polysystemic Rickettsial Diseases94. Polysystemic Viral Diseases95. Polysystemic Mycotic Infections96. Polysystemic Protozoal Infections97. ZoonosesPART FOURTEEN: IMMUNE-MEDIATED DISORDERS98. Pathogenesis of Immune-Mediated Disorders99. Diagnostic Testing for Autoimmune Disease100. Treatment of Primary Immune-Mediated Diseases101. Common Immune-Mediated Diseases